Ontario parks association

Protecting Tomorrow Today®

Ontario Parks Association (OPA), established in 1936, is a non-profit charitable organization whose focus is on Protecting Tomorrow Today┬«. Through our work as advocates for our parks and open spaces and the training we provide to parks professionals in Ontario, we are helping to preserve our living green infrastructure assets for future generations. OPA is a proud member of the Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition. 

Thank you to everyone who attended/supported/participated in our

 63rd ANNUAL PARKS EDUCATION FORUM - you helped make the day a huge success!

Interested in being able to review the presentations that were shared at the Forum?
Thanks to our Education Forum speakers you can do so by clicking the appropriate link below.
(Please note that just because this information has been made available on the internet, does not mean you can just download it and claim it as your own. Please do not use any part of the presentations without written permission from the presenters. Thank you!)

Session 1: Peter Wynnyczuk - Addressing Municipal Tree Issues

Session 2: Dog Waste * Garbage * Solutions for Waste in Parks - Rhonda-Lee Fetterly (City of Waterloo), Dan Tully (Practica)

Session 3:Cassie Schembri and Jordan Wiedrick, Green Infrastructure in Our Green Spaces

Session 4: Rohan Lilauwala and Paul Ronan, The Case for Parks - Putting a Dollar Value on the Environmental Benefits of Parks

The News Room: What's new in the field of parks, recreation and open spaces? Check out our News Room to get up to date! (Click image above to read more.)

Friends of OPA: We love to partner with other organizations to make sure our members stay informed and get the best training! (Click image above to read more.)

Upcoming Events: OPA offers training sessions all across Ontario. See what sessions and events are coming to a town near you! (Click the image above to see our events page)

Job Postings: Looking to find your dream job? Need to hire the right person? Visit our Job Postings page to find a job, or advertise with us! (Click the image above for more information)


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102 - 8250 Lawson Road, Milton, ON L9T 5C6 opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca 
Charitable Tax Number: 127257509RR0001

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